1001 Video GamesNintendogs appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
References in other gamesThe Nintendogs appear as an assist trophy in the Wii game Super Smash Bros.: Brawl.
- 2005 – Best Simulation of the Year
- 2005 – Best Use of DS Hardware (Chihuahua & Friends version)
- Golden Joystick Awards
- 2006 - Family Game of the Year
- 2006 - Girls' Choice Award